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Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management Team (BTAM)

Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management Team (BTAM)

The UAB and UAB Health System Behavioral Threat Assessment and Management Team (BTAM) uses a structured process to proactively evaluate and manage behavioral threats to the safety and well-being of members of the campus community. Team members represent a wide range of UAB and UAB Medicine departments.

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UAB Emergency Management Hub

UAB Emergency Management Hub

UAB Emergency Management is dedicated to help protect and educate the UAB Campus and community about emergency situations and severe weather. UAB's primary concern during any emergency or severe weather situation is the safety of its students, faculty and staff. The information provided on this site is designed to provide guidance to all members of the UAB community during such situations and to help properly prepare for future needs.

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Emergency Communications

Emergency Communications

The UAB Police and Public Safety Division and University Relations are approved communicators during an emergency affecting UAB. To register for B-ALERT or update your existing information in the system, go to uab.edu/balert. All registration is connected to your BlazerID.

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Counseling Services

Counseling Services

You are not alone. People who care want to listen to you and are eager to help. Please take advantage of counseling services available to students and employees year-round through Student Counseling Services at (205) 934-5816 and the Employee Assistance and Counseling Center at (205) 934-2281. If you feel you or someone you know is having a crisis or emergency, please call 911 or UAB Police at (205) 934-3535.

Parking and Transportation and UAB Police Safety Escorts

Parking and Transportation and UAB Police Safety Escorts

The UAB Blazer Express Safety Escort provides late-night, on-demand van service for UAB students and employees 9pm - 5:30am every day. Call (205) 934-8772 to request a ride on campus.

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UAB Police Training

UAB Police Training

The UAB Police Training is a support unit of the UAB Police & Public Safety Department. For Rape Aggression Defense training email Tonya Webb, the Crime Prevention Specialist at twebb@uab.edu and for Active Shooter training email Captain Amy Schreiner at amys1@uab.edu.

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UAB Rave Guardian Safety  App

UAB Rave Guardian Safety App

Rave Guardian is one of the best ways to improve your personal safety and protect your friends by building your own private safety network. This free app provides instant communications with friends, family, co-workers, UAB Police, and even 911 in the event of an emergency.

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One Card Policy and Building Access

One Card Policy and Building Access

UAB’s ONE Card is provided to faculty, staff and students as the university’s official identification. It is required for transactions including parking, dining and event access, and should be worn at all times.

One Cards also allow access to buildings under campus security measures.

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Protect Yourself from Scams, Schemes and Fraud

Protect Yourself from Scams, Schemes and Fraud

Scams can target anyone. The UAB Police and Public Safety Department encourages the Blazer community to be aware of seemingly harmless schemes that can impact your life. Your attention to detail will help prevent the loss of property, finances and valuable time.

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